Reference numberEL/N1/11
TitleLetter, from William Neile to Henry Oldenburg
CreatorNeile; William (1637-1670); mathematician
Date15 December 1667
DescriptionConcerning the movement of chyle in the body; that blood transfusions were being carried out at Oxford; concerning Hooke's experiment of circulating blood with an open tube; wishes for further research on diseases in beasts and about the nature of the spleen in the body

Postscript has Neile's thoughts about the blood, lymph glands; concerning Swammerdam's book on respiration
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Access statusOpen
Related materialTranscribed in 'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg', ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 4, p 54
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA7011Neile; William (1637 - 1670); mathematician1637 - 1670
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